A few thoughts on December Daily

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Sometimes I get ideas when I walk. And I’m not talking about when I walk on the treadmill, or go around the lake by my house for exercise. Those walks include Netflix and podcasts. (I’ll let you figure out what goes with what.) I’m talking about the walking I try to do every morning while I wait for the coffee to … Read More

Cathy ZielskeA few thoughts on December Daily

Hello December Daily® 2014 + a free 3 x 4 base card template for you

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I’m jumping back onto the December Daily bandwagon this year. This will be my third year doing the project (I was a mildly late adopter as you can read in my “The Reason Why” page below), and I am not sure what the album will end up being with Aidan off at school and, well, you know, not a lot … Read More

Cathy ZielskeHello December Daily® 2014 + a free 3 x 4 base card template for you

December Daily and wrapping up Project Life

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Just a few more days until Christmas and then it’s time to close the book on December Daily for 2013. This is my second year doing the album and I’ve really loved the process. Even though I use a lot of digital techniques, I love the printing and trimming of photos and cards and the few little crafty touches here … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily and wrapping up Project Life

More December Daily Pages + a very Cool Yule giveaway

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Has this been the fastest December in history? Or is that just what happens with each successive year in middle age and beyond? I have a few more pages to share today but first, Santa came to my house little early this year. He was so thoughtful! I was so surprised! (Note: in this scenario, I am Santa and the … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMore December Daily Pages + a very Cool Yule giveaway

More December Daily pages + a free layered journaling card for you

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My album is filling up! As I was noticing how thick the book was starting to get—and this is with practically zero bulkly scrapbook-y items—I realized I needed to maximize the space. My solution? Design a simple 3 x 4 card to match my Day Documents that would take up a little less space. But it’s not like I can package … Read More

Cathy ZielskeMore December Daily pages + a free layered journaling card for you

December Daily, Days 11 to 14

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You all know I’m not much of a stamper. Oh sure, I have the inks. I have the stamps. But what to do with them all? Let’s just say they fill space in my cabinet very nicely. But the one time of year I really love stamps is Christmas, mostly for using on Christmas card envelopes to liven them up … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily, Days 11 to 14

December Daily, Day 10

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One of my favorite things so far this holiday season? Cole bought a super garish sweater vest to wear at his holiday party this year. And it rules. One spread fills in Day 10. Plus, we took a really crappy quality family selfie last night at SmashBurger and I am in love with it. Sometimes, photographic quality is so, so … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily, Day 10

December Daily, Days 7, 8 & 9

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The last three days were compressed into a single spread in my album. I decided not to have a journaling card for Day 7, but instead just used a photo from that day. Truth be told, I have a journal card typed up for Day 7, but I totally forgot about it and then thought, “Oh well, moving right along.” … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily, Days 7, 8 & 9

December Daily, Days 5 & 6

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The project is rolling along so nicely. I’ll be a sharing a few pages every few days, mostly because I’m trying to save paper by fitting as much onto an 8.5 x 11 sheet of either photo paper or cardstock to print out my elements. Here is my cut-out, full page quote using this set of digital stamps. I’ve got … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily, Days 5 & 6

December Daily: The first few days

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Hello December Daily™ album project! The first few days of the month have flown by. I have a feeling December is going to follow accordingly. I have my theories this year, leading among them is the fact that this is Aidan’s last holiday season as a full-time resident. Time, people. It’s a bullet train. Last year was the first year … Read More

Cathy ZielskeDecember Daily: The first few days